The Federal Government has called on stakeholders in the Nigerian Football Family to remain calm and abide by the Court Order, by not doing anything or taking any further steps particularly, as regards the NFF elections scheduled for today in Benin.

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Alhaji Ismaila Abubakar gave the advice yesterday in a statement signed by Mohammed Manga

According to Ismaila, the Ministry is not oblivious of the recent developments concerning the Elective Congress of NFF which ordinarily had been scheduled to take place otoday.

The Permanent Secretary stated further that “Following from the above Order of Court, which had also served on the Minister of Youth and Sports Development as 3rd Defendant in the case under reference, the Hon. Minister of Youth and Sports Development will obey and abide by the Court Order and hereby advises all other Defendants in this case, including NFF to abide by the Order of Court by not doing anything or taking any further step(s); particularly, as regard NFF elections that will be or could be interpreted to amount to disobedience to lawful Court Order or contempt

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